Mar
12
2013

New Jersey Democratic Mayor to… it’s too comprehensively fun to summarize, sorry.

It’s hard out there for a New Jersey Democrat:

East Brunswick Mayor Dave Stahl will head to the Colonial Diner (located at 560 Route 18 N) [Tuesday] morning at 10:30 a.m. and announce his intention to (1) endorse Chris Christie AND (2) switch parties (3) AND run as a GOP candidate for State Senate this fall. That’s Buono’s seat.

‘Buono’ being ‘Christine [Barbara*] Buono,’ who Chris Christie is currently beating in a head-to-head poll 58/22; Christie is currently getting the support of 1/3 of NJ Democrats, including (the last time I checked) my mom.  I’m mentioning that last bit because my mom (who I dearly love) is practically a Trotskyite; if this keeps up then I may not even bother to declare DOOM.  It’d be… cruel.  I never did that to Alvin Greene or Tara Hollis, after all.

 

(pause)

Yes, exactly.

Moe Lane (crosspost)

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*I had somebody point this out.  I fixed it; but, really, who cares?

3 Comments

  • acat says:

    I always suspected Greene was a secret genius. By adding that one race to his resume, as well as – if he really is bright – walking away with some campaign funds, he could turn the unwinnable into the launch pad for a quite successful career.
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    I harbor no such suspicions about Buono, by the way, and can only hope she’s been promised a Dem sinecure somewhere that will support her in her golden years.
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    Mew

    • tnfriendofcoal101368 says:

      Probably a spot as a pundit on MSNBC; I’d say current but Al Gore cashed in that steaming pile of excrement into middle Eastern Oil money to Al Jezeera to run uh, uh propaganda.

  • DemosthenesVW says:

    Good. If Christie is doing that well, then he doesn’t need any of my money. Which, in the aftermath of Sandy, he wasn’t going to get anyway. So now I don’t have to feel bad about taking one of his fundraising requests, writing “Not a brass farthing!” on the line, and mailing it back.
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    Yes, I would still prefer Christie over any NJ Democrat, obviously. No, I won’t do anything to help him win future elective office — unless I feel I have no choice, which would pretty much mean he was on the national ticket.

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